Government Contracts & Investigations

Category: Antitrust

Antitrust Developments and the Potential Impact on Government Contractors

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The Remedy of Divestiture: Steves and Sons, Inc. v. JELD-WEN, Inc. For what is believed to be the first time ever, a private plaintiff successfully challenged an already consummated merger under antitrust law and won divestiture as part of its remedy. Does this pose a potential increased risk of antitrust enforcement remedies of divestiture onlyRead More

Topics: Antitrust, Fraud, False Claims, and False Statements, Government Contracts

D.C. District Court Declines to Follow Narrow, Strict Guidance on Permanent Injunctions Sought by the FTC

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The FTC has accused Surescripts, LLC (“Surescripts”) of using improper tactics to sustain its monopoly over services related to electronic prescriptions in violation of the Sherman Act. Surescripts has challenged the D.C. federal court’s subject matter jurisdiction over the matter, and further has argued that the FTC is not entitled to seek monetary relief inRead More

Topics: Antitrust